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Crashed Plane to be Repaired in Iceland

The owners of the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane which crash landed at Keflavík International Airport in Southwest Iceland on Sunday have decided to try to repair the aircraft—which is severely damaged—in Iceland.

keflavikairport_ipaKeflavík International Airport. Photo copyright Icelandic Photo Agency.

The company has requested a hangar and a group of repairmen have traveled to Iceland to work on the plane. The plane was moved from the runway on Tuesday night, ruv.is reports.

The repair is expected to take several weeks and involve the replacement of the engine. The plane was in training with five people on board, one of whom sustained a broken ankle when the plane crash landed.

An investigation into the crash has been launched.

Related:

22.07.2013 | Investigation into Crash Landing at Keflavík Airport

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